Kennedale ISDPublic Schools
District Name: Kennedale ISD
District Size & Class Size: 3,150 students, pre-K through 12th grade, Class 4A
Grade Level Alignment: Elementary (pre-K-4); Intermediate (5-6); Middle School (7-8); High School (9-12)
Distinguishing Characteristics: Kennedale ISD serves a diverse population comprised primarily of students living in Kennedale and Arlington.
Specializations and Program Offerings: Extensive variety of Career and Technology Education Courses, special education, dual credit, Advanced Placement courses, Gifted/Talented programs, 21st Century Community Learning Centers (ACE) Program
Extracurricular: KISD offers its students a wide variety of athletic and extracurricular activities. Both high school programs and individual student athletes hold multiple district, area, bidistrict, and state championship titles and have consistently advanced to playoffs in recent years in a variety of sports. For the second consecutive year, the KHS girls’ soccer team claimed the Class 4A state title. Kennedale High School students were also selected for All-State band and choir.
Safety and Security: In Kennedale ISD, the safety of students and staff is always top priority. KISD is committed to providing a safe learning environment for its students, staff, and volunteers. The Kennedale Police Department School Resource Office unit offers quality law enforcement for the safety and security of students and staff.
M&O/I&S Tax Rates and Last Bond Passage: M&O tax rate: $1.17. I&S tax rate $0.316724. Last bond package May, 2004.
Average Home Value in District: $184,698
Selling Points: Kennedale ISD recognizes that today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders. We strive for academic excellence in a safe, supportive environment so those leaders can grow freely. Our award-winning 4-A district offers a 21st-century curriculum in the comfort of a small-town atmosphere. With low student-to-teacher ratios, students receive the attention they deserve–in the classroom, athletics, fine arts, and before-and after-school programs. KISD offers an expansive variety of courses and organizations so that our students have a choice in their education.
District Philosophy: The mission of Kennedale Independent School District, as an educational leader in partnership with families and the community, is to provide opportunities for academic excellence in a safe and supportive environment so that today’s students can become tomorrow’s leaders.